Appearing on Fox News, psychologist Dr.
Robi Ludwig questioned whether suspected mass shooter Elliot Rodger
was secretly gay.
The 22-year-old Rodger on Friday gunned
down six people near the University of California Santa Barbara.
In a now deleted YouTube video titled
Elliot Rodger's Retribution, Rodger said he hated the women
who had rejected him and the men they gave themselves to.
“All you girls who rejected me and
looked down upon me and treated me like scum, while you gave yourself
to other men,” Rodger said in the video. “And all of you men for
living a better life than me. All of you sexually active men. I
Appearing on Fox News' Justice with
Judge Jeanine, Ludwig targeted Rodger's sexual orientation as a
“When I was first listening to him, I
was like, 'Oh, he's angry with women for rejecting him,'” Ludwig
said. “And then I started to have a different idea: Is this
somebody who is trying to fight against his homosexual impulses?”
“Was he angry with women because they
were taking away men from him?” she added.
Later she added, “Was he angry at the
men for not choosing him? This was a kid who was just angry in
general. He probably felt rejected. He couldn't connect. He
couldn't feel loved. He couldn't feel successful. Maybe he couldn't
even feel like a real man?” (The video is embedded on this page.
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